EMNLP 2014: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing — October 25–29, 2014 — Doha, Qatar.

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First Workshop on Computational Approaches to Code Switching

Saturday October 25th, 2014

Session 1: Workshop talks
9:00-9:10 Welcome Remarks
The organizers
9:10–9:30 Foreign Words and the Automatic Processing of Arabic Social Media Text Written in Roman Script
Ramy Eskander, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny, Nizar Habash and Owen Rambow
9:30–9:50 Code Mixing: A Challenge for Language Identification in the Language of Social Media
Utsab Barman, Amitava Das, Joachim Wagner and Jennifer Foster
9:50–10:10 Detecting Code-Switching in a Multilingual Alpine Heritage Corpus
Martin Volk and Simon Clematide
10:10–10:30 Exploration of the Impact of Maximum Entropy in Recurrent Neural Network Language Models for Code-Switching Speech
Ngoc Thang Vu and Tanja Schultz
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Session 2: Workshop Talks and Shared Task Systems
11:00–11:20 Predicting Code-switching in Multilingual Communication for Immigrant Communities
Evangelos Papalexakis, Dong Nguyen and A. Seza Dog ̆ruöz
11:20–11:40 Twitter Users #CodeSwitch Hashtags! #MoltoImportante #wow
David Jurgens, Stefan Dimitrov and Derek Ruths
11:40–11:50 Overview for the First Shared Task on Language Identification in Code-Switched Data
Thamar Solorio, Elizabeth Blair, Suraj Maharjan, Steven Bethard, Mona Diab, Mahmoud Ghoneim, Abdelati Hawwari, Fahad AlGhamdi, Julia Hirschberg, Alison Chang and Pascale Fung
11:50–12:10 Word-level Language Identification using CRF: Code-switching Shared Task Report of MSR India System
Gokul Chittaranjan, Yogarshi Vyas, Kalika Bali and Monojit Choudhury
12:10–12:30 The CMU Submission for the Shared Task on Language Identification in Code-Switched Data
Chu-Cheng Lin, Waleed Ammar, Lori Levin and Chris Dyer
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
Session 3: Shared Task and Next Steps
14:00–14:20 Language Identification in Code-Switching Scenario
Naman Jain and Riyaz Ahmad Bhat
14:20–14:40 AIDA: Identifying Code Switching in Informal Arabic Text
Heba Elfardy, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny and Mona Diab
14:40–15:00 The IUCL+ System: Word-Level Language Identification via Extended Markov Models
Levi King, Eric Baucom, Timur Gilmanov, Sandra Kübler, Dan Whyatt, Wolfgang Maier and Paul Rodrigues
15:00-15:30 Panel Discussion: Next Steps in CS Research
Group Discussion
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break (Posters set up time)
Session 4: Poster Session
16:00-17:30 Workshop and Shared Task Posters
Multiple presenters
Mixed Language and Code-Switching in the Canadian Hansard
Marine Carpuat
“I am borrowing ya mixing ?” An Analysis of English-Hindi Code Mixing in Facebook
Kalika Bali, Jatin Sharma, Monojit Choudhury and Yogarshi Vyas
DCU-UVT: Word-Level Language Classification with Code-Mixed Data
Utsab Barman, Joachim Wagner, Grzegorz Chrupała and Jennifer Foster
Incremental N-gram Approach for Language Identification in Code-Switched Text
Prajwol Shrestha
The Tel Aviv University System for the Code-Switching Workshop Shared Task
Kfir Bar and Nachum Dershowitz
The CMU Submission for the Shared Task on Language Identification in Code-Switched Data
Chu-Cheng Lin, Waleed Ammar, Lori Levin and Chris Dyer
Word-level Language Identification using CRF: Code-switching Shared Task Report of MSR India System
Gokul Chittaranjan, Yogarshi Vyas, Kalika Bali and Monojit Choudhury
Language Identification in Code-Switching Scenario
Naman Jain and Riyaz Ahmad Bhat
AIDA: Identifying Code Switching in Informal Arabic Text
Heba Elfardy, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny and Mona Diab
The IUCL+ System: Word-Level Language Identification via Extended Markov Models
Levi King, Eric Baucom, Timur Gilmanov, Sandra Kübler, Dan Whyatt, Wolfgang Maier and Paul Rodrigues